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The power of language =

El poder de la palabra : selected papers from the Second REFORMA National Conference

by REFORMA (Association). National Conference

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Published by Libraries Unlimited in Englewood, Colo .
Written in English

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  • Hispanic Americans and libraries -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesPoder de la palabra
    Statementedited by Lillian Castillo-Speed and the REFORMA National Conference Publications Committee.
    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsCastillo-Speed, Lillian., REFORMA (Association). National Conference Publications Committee.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ711.8 .R44 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 225 p. :
    Number of Pages225
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3948737M
    ISBN 101563089459
    LC Control Number2001038430

      Janet Holmes holds a personal Chair in Linguistics at Victoria University of Wellington and is Director of the Wellington Language in the Workplace Project and the Wellington Corpus of Spoken New Zealand English. She is the author of numerous books and articles, including Introduction to Sociolinguistics (second edition, ) and Women, Men and Politeness (). The ultimate purpose of language is not destructive but creative, and it is this very power of language which is a fundamental reality upon which any civilized society pivots. It is this reality, so self-evident and yet so fraught with implications, which attracted many of us to the study of words in the first place.

    The Power of Language offers explanations along with a range of sample analyses to illustrate theory and provide applications of the methodologies introduced in each chapter. Students not only learn by studying a number of analyses but carry out their own analytical work on . Language can be powerful because words carry so much weight. Think of something you’ve read that was moving. Or a speech you heard that was inspirational. Or think of an insult or negative remark you’ve heard. In all these cases, your emotions wer.

      The language of power was, as ever, French: prorogation, parliament, government. The language of the abstract concepts he said the government needed to . The Power of Language Language is to power as words are to books, with one comes the other. The use of language correctly and fluently gives the speaker power over others; this brings about a moral obligation to use the power given correctly, as well as an opportunity to help others in many different ways. Malcolm X’s autobiographical essay, “Coming to and Awareness of Language.


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